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Bay Area Revelations

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:56 PM PDT

Oakland Rapper G-Eazy Talks About E-40 And Too Short

Oakland Rapper G-Eazy Talks About E-40 And Too Short

G-Eazy talks about his relationship and admiration for E-40 and Too Short. The international superstar says the legendary Bay Area rappers inspired him, including the gift E-40 gave him and one of the first...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 07:27 PM PDT

Hieroglyphics Discuss Bay Area's Hip Hop Scene & the Future

Hieroglyphics Discuss Bay Area's Hip Hop Scene & the Future

Hip hop collective Hieroglyphics talk about the Bay Area's underground music scene. The members, from Oakland, include A-Plus, Domino and Pep Love. They look at how hip hop has evolved in the last few...

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 07:24 PM PDT

What You May Not Know: Saweetie's Favorite Things

What You May Not Know: Saweetie's Favorite Things

Saweetie, also known as "Icy Grl", shares with us some of her most favorite things. In this video clip, the Hayward rapper talks about Costco hot dogs, her "go-to" things to wear, what it...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 02:15 PM PDT

DJ Chuy Gomez On How His Love For Radio Started

DJ Chuy Gomez  On How His Love For Radio Started

'My mom used to have me call in the request lines," Chuy Gomez  on how his love for radio started. Gomez is a legendary voice on morning radio with more than three decades on the air.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:39 PM PDT

DJ Big Von Meets Radio GM While Working at SF Store Selling Ice Cream

DJ Big Von Meets Radio GM While Working at SF Store Selling Ice Cream

KMEL's Big Von was working at a shop selling coffee and ice cream in San Francisco when he got his big break into radio. He says, "this dude would come in all the time with a gym backpack. He would come for...

ON THE NEXT EPISODE

In this installment of our award-winning documentary series, we take a look at how hip hop changed the Bay Area. The sound consists of a little funk, a lot of heavy bass and people want to get up and dance. Bay Area hip hop's moment started 40 years ago with fiercely independent artists who created their own sound and set their own rules.

An encore presentation of "Bay Area Revelations: Culture of Hip Hop" airs this Saturday after SNL (1:02 a.m.)

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